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Existing Australian evidence suggests not all general practice (GP) clinics are equip to handle emergencies like cardiac arrest. This PhD project...

Bystander CPR more than doubles the chance of survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Recent research suggest the wording used by...

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy of women of reproductive age. It is associated with multi-systemic medical...
Supervisor: Dr Jillian Tay

Frailty is a clinical syndrome characterised by weight loss, exhaustion, weakness, slowness, and low physical activity. It results from a decline in...
Supervisor: Professor Danny Liew

Although studies have shown that lifestyle interventions improve disease management and health outcomes, the research community has faced persistent...

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses aim to synthesize all existing evidence on a clinical question. The results of systematic reviews may be biased...
Supervisor: Dr Matthew Page

High quality care saves lives. Poor quality care in pregnancy and childbirth, including unkind or disrespectful care, is a major reason for women...
Supervisor: Dr Alyce Wilson

Trans, gender diverse and non-binary people (TGDNB) have a gender identity that varies from that usually associated with their sex assigned at birth...
Supervisor: Dr Riki Lane

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy in women of reproductive age with an estimated prevalence of 8-13% globally. The...
Supervisor: Dr Jillian Tay

Overview of activities These studies examine the safety and efficacy of interventions (nutraceutical and pharmaceutical) for the prevention and...
Supervisor: Dr Aya Mousa

This project aims to investigate complex acute drug toxicity cases associated with the potential for high rates of morbidity and mortality using...
Supervisor: Dr Nathan Stam

Background Current systems for translating stroke research into improved clinical practice and health outcomes for Australians are inefficient....
Supervisor: Dr Tari Turner

Contraception is key to preventing unintended pregnancy. Among the methods available in Australia, long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) such...

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder affecting reproductive-aged women. PCOS is associated with reproductive (menstrual...

With a budget in excess of $A100 million, from the US National Institutes of Health and the National Health and Medical Research Council, ASPREE is...
Supervisor: Professor John McNeil

Data for this qualitative study have been collected, and we are looking for a student to conduct qualitative data analysis and write up findings. The...
Supervisor: Dr Shelly Makleff

Research / clinical audit in a general practice around the long term impact (> 2 years) of low carb diets (LCDs) on diabetes and metabolic markers...
Supervisor: Dr. Ronald Schweitzer

Lung cancer is the leading cancer burden and the leading contributor to lung cancer mortality. The use of a Clinical Quality Registry (CQR) is an...

Air quality monitoring stations are limited in the world. It is impossible to assess the health impacts of air pollution in some areas without air...

Severity of injury is a known predictor of a longer duration off work after a work-related injury. However, little is known about how the severity of...
Supervisor: Dr Ross Iles

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